Person:Robert Wardwell (13)

Robert Burns Wardwell
b.25 JAN 1855 Swampscott, Essex, MA
m. 19 OCT 1848
  1. Unnamed Wardwell - 1861
  2. Stephen Harrison Wardwell1849 - 1925
  3. John Langdon Wardwell1851 - 1852
  4. Susan Maria Wardwell1852 -
  5. Robert Burns Wardwell1855 - 1927
  6. Isabel Clark Wardwell1856 - AFT 1920
  7. Alfred S. Wardwell1859 - 1859
  8. Kate L. Wardwell1862 -
m. 21 JAN 1880
  1. Male Wardwell1883 - 1883
  2. Robert Blaney Wardwell1883 - 1960
  3. Marion Wardwell1887 - 1974
  4. Barbara N. Wardwell1897 - 1981
Facts and Events
Name Robert Burns Wardwell
Gender Male
Birth[1] 25 JAN 1855 Swampscott, Essex, MA
Marriage 21 JAN 1880 Swampscott, Essex, MAto Ellen Maria Blaney
Death[2] 1927 Swampscott, Essex, MA
Occupation? Restaurant Owner in 1900, Hotel Proprietor in 1910

Listed in 1895-96 Swampscott Directory as Co-Owner of Honors & Wardwell Coal and Wood Company located at 405 Union Street in Lynn. Also listed with his brother Stephen as proprietors of the Lincoln House. Living at 91 Humphrey Street.

Living in Swampscott at 1900 (at 215 Humphrey Street), 1910 and 1920 census. Manager of The Lincoln House in Swampscott in May 1907, ran ad in Washington Post "Conceded by all to be the FINEST LOCATION on the North Shore of Massachusetts Bay."

"Locke and Wardwell Take Lincoln House, Swampscott Well-known Hotel Man Will Help Manage Hostelry Which Partner Has Run Since It Was Founded Location is Quiet Herbert B. Locke, favorably known among the resort-going public and hotel men in the United States and Canada, has associated himself with Robert B. Wardwell in the management of Lincoln House, Swampscott, Mass. for the coming season. Mr. Locke was connected with the house in 1902. This is the 45th season of the Lincoln House and Mr. Wardwell's connection with it. It is one of the finest locations on the New England coast and has always been successful. It lives half way from the queer peninsula of Nahant to the rock-bound headlands of historic Marblehead, joining hands with Lynn, the busy City of Shoes. Messrs. Wardwell and Locke are forming a company for the purpose of erecting a modern, strictly fire-proof and sanitary perfect resort hotel on the present site and propose to begin operations at the close of the present season. The proposed hotel will be of reinforced concrete construction containing over 300 rooms, private baths and modern hotel accessories." -The Christian Science Monitor 01 May 1909

  1. Swampscott, Massachusetts Vital Records 1855, Volume 90, Page 252.

    Swampscott, Massachusetts Vital Records 1855, Volume 90, Page 252

  2. Index to Massachusetts Deaths 1926-1930.